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NR-445  Bovine coronavirus, Mebus
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Description: Mebus
Organism: Bovine coronavirus
Biosafety Level: 2
Availability Status: In Stock
Store at: -60°C or colder
Contributor: LJ Saif
Quantity limit per order for this item is 1. This item can be ordered twice a year. Orders over this limit will be sent to NIAID for approval before shipment.

BCoV is sensitive to ultraviolet light, high temperature and strong mechanical agitation. It should not be subjected to repeated freeze-thaw cycles.

Each vial contains approximately 1 mL of cell lysate and supernatant from human rectal tumor (HRT-18) cells infected with the Mebus strain of BCoV.
Citations: Acknowledgment for publications should read "The following reagent was obtained through BEI Resources, NIAID, NIH: Bovine Coronavirus (BCoV), Mebus, NR-445."
Publications Citing
this Reagent:
Borucki, M., et al. "The Role of Members of Viral Quasispecies in Adaptation to New Host Environments." 8 (2013): 11.

Borucki, M. K., et al. "The Role of Viral Population Diversity in Adaptation of Bovine Coronavirus to New Host Environments." PLoS One 8 (2013): e52752. PubMed: 23308119.
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  • Customers located in the state of Hawaii will need to contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture to determine if an Import Permit is required. A copy of the permit or documentation that a permit is not required must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment.
  • USDA APHIS VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit must be obtained and a copy of the permit must be sent to ATCC in advance of shipment. The Application Form VS 16-3 (Import controlled material import or transport organisms or vectors) must be submitted to USDA APHIS Veterinary Services to obtain the VS 16-6 or 16-6A permit.

Bovine Coronavirus, Mebus, Chemically Inactivated
Polyclonal Anti-Bovine Coronavirus, Mebus (antiserum, Guinea Pig)
Polyclonal Anti-Bovine Coronavirus, Mebus (antiserum, Gnotobiotic Calf)
Human Rectal Tumor (HRT-18) Cells, Mock-Infected Cell Control, Chemically Inactivated
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